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WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first two years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding underpin the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, which both… Read More »

Breastfeeding Special Babies In Special Circumstances – Article Two Posted By : Sally Michener

Breastfeeding is even more important for babies with special needs and their parents. Breastfeeding gives you a higher level of maternal hormones, which increase your intuition and perseverance to meet the needs of your special baby. Because of its physical, psychological, and medical benefits, breastfeeding is even more important for these babies. A baby has… Read More »

Mom seen breastfeeding 4-year-old child called 'gross,' 'disturbing'

A mom is being shamed on social media for breastfeeding her four-year-old daughter.  (iStock) A mother of two is being shamed on social media for nursing her kids beyond the “normal” age. The unnamed woman, who has a three-year-old and a four-year-old, shared her story on the website, Love What Matters, explaining how she wants… Read More »